Controller / CPA

· Boston, Massachusetts
Employment Type Full-time, Part-time
Minimum Experience Senior Manager/Supervisor

Charles River CFO, Inc. seeks to add an experienced Controller to our core business.  In this capacity, the position can be part-time, full-time, or on an interim basis.  CRCFO is expanding and we need someone with 10+ years of experience working as a Controller in an organization. Public company experience is preferred.  

Working as an embedded part of our client’s organization, you will consult as the primary accounting leader for each client,  becoming the “go-to” Controller for both its staff and leadership. The Controller directs and coordinates the accounting and financial reporting functions and ensures compliance with GAAP and SEC rules and regulations; interprets and reports the results of operations; coordinates external audits and reviews; assists with the preparation of the annual budget and board materials; assists with legal issues.

CRCFO is a 20-year-old established Finance, Accounting & Human Resource outsourcing firm sustained by a positive work culture. We put our people first, work in a collaborative team environment, and provide the support you need to deliver excellent service. Your work will be meaningful and rewarding, having an impact on each client's corporate mission.

What you’ll do:

  • Manage the preparation and filing of all reports filed with the SEC
  • Coordinate annual financial audits and quarterly reviews with an external CPA firm
  • Implement and maintain adequate accounting and internal controls as well as effective disclosure controls and procedures
  • Coordinate the Company’s annual internal control audit and risk assessment
  • Analyze monthly, quarterly, and annual financial results
  • Assist with the preparation of materials and presentations for the Audit Committee and Board of Directors
  • Manage the Treasury function and cash projection forecast for VRA
  • Assist with budgeting and financial planning

What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, or similar
  • CPA with Big 4 experience preferred
  • SEC Reporting, IPO, and SPAC experience highly desirable
  • Progressive experience in senior finance leadership roles 
  • Ability to analyze complex situations, identify key issues, and solve problems

Join Us

Charles River CFO, Inc. is an FAO firm serving companies in the life sciences, high technology, manufacturing, professional services, and nonprofit industries. Our clients are publicly traded, middle-market, and venture-backed emerging growth companies. The successful candidate will be entrepreneurial, strategic, and laser-focused.  Charles River CFO services include financial leadership for strategic transactions (IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, and divestitures), financial management, cloud accounting services, and tax services. We offer start-up and emerging companies a complete accounting and finance function while augmenting existing capabilities at large multinational corporations.   

Some Benefits of joining the CRCFO team include:

  • Competitive Benefits 
  • Flexible work options
  • Schedule that fits your requirements
  • Variety of career-building client assignments
  • Client referral bonus plan
  • A 20-year history of success in the FAO market
  • Welcoming team model
  • Remote, hybrid, and on-site client opportunities
  • Paid time off

Charles River CFO is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our staff represents a diverse group of individuals with a wide range of interests and backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, and other characteristics protected by law.

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  • Location
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Employment Type
    Full-time, Part-time
  • Minimum Experience
    Senior Manager/Supervisor